WLAN Standards News
September 14, 2016
Extreme Networks Inc. said it will purchase Zebra Technologies Corp.'s wireless LAN business for $55 million in cash to bolster its existing WLAN portfolio. The transaction is expected to close ...
August 26, 2016
AT&T's partner approach to deploying 5G technology is seen as significantly different from rival Verizon's work with vendor engineering teams.
August 10, 2016
A wireless carrier group has accused the Wi-Fi Alliance of kowtowing to cable operators as it nears completion of a test for LTE-U on Wi-Fi.
July 13, 2016
ICYMI: CenturyLink debuts a managed mobile analytics service in concert with Meraki; Xirrus rounds out its high-speed Wave 2 access point portfolio.
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Frequency hopping is one of two basic modulation techniques used in spread spectrum signal transmission. Continue Reading
HaLow is based on the WiFi Alliance 802.11ah specification and is expected to play an important part in the Internet of Things. Continue Reading
Need a relatively simple, inexpensive way to interconnect your IoT devices? Mesh networking is emerging as an attractive option for a wide range of low-power, low-data-rate IoT applications. Continue Reading
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The overlap between Bluetooth 5 and Wi-Fi HaLow is growing as the IoT market gains traction and looks for capable wireless network standards. Continue Reading
The other WLAN standard, 802.11ad, will bring even more flexibility and opportunities to enterprises, but the specification also comes with some challenges. Continue Reading
CoAP is taking the place of older, 'heavy' protocols and helping bring the promise of the internet of things to constrained, low-power devices. Continue Reading
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The number of devices connecting to the network isn't going to slow down, which means the enterprise network has to keep up, and developments in Wi-Fi are central to this effort.
Is your network infrastructure ready for the next stage of ... Continue Reading
There are two things every network engineer can expect to perpetually increase: the need for more bandwidth and the number of mobile devices on a wireless network.
The first generation of wireless access points (APs) based on the Continue Reading
In analyzing wireless 802.11ac versus 802.11n, our expert says the advantages of 802.11ac are many, but the engineering has to be spot on. Continue Reading
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In part two of a three-part series, an expert looks at how hybrid VPNs are impacted by the shift from private services to the public Internet. Continue Reading
As the Internet of Things continues to gain traction, specialized machine-to-machine networks will play a larger role as they serve as the last hop. Continue Reading
Mike Jude explains the pros and cons of the new 802.11ac standard and how it will ultimately affect your business. Continue Reading